Jarvis Landry on TD celebration: “I’m deflating it”

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Jarvis Landry tried to blame it on Migos.

But everybody knows what he was going for once he started talking, and it was wonderful.

When the Dolphins wide receiver scored his second touchdown in last night’s upset win over the Patriots, his elaborate celebration began with him pushing on the ball while it was on the ground. But he wasn’t giving it CPR.

“I’m taking the air out the ball!” Landry said, via Adam Beasley of the Miami Herald. “I’m deflating it!”

He credited the inspiration for the dance to the Migos song “MotorSport,” which name-drops Patriots coach Bill Belichick then includes the lyric: “Take the air out the ball, just so I can flex.” (And I know that not solely because I have the Google, but because I have teenage children who take over the aux cord in the car. #selfawareness)

But there was that other thing, that now that we think about it, might have been on his mind. You know, the Patriots were once accused of deflating things. Maybe you read about it.

“This song right here,” Landry said by the locker room speaker. “Take the air out the ball. Just so I can flex. This song right here! I’m not going to say the rest because you all are going to take that out of context again.”

OK Jarvis, whatever you say.

Landry’s been willing to speak boldly about the Patriots, saying in the spring they were no longer the big brother in the division, and guaranteeing a sweep. He was half right on that account, but said the game was a huge lift to the Dolphins, who are now a game behind the final playoff spot with three to play.

“Our spirits needed it,” he said. “Our spirits needed it honestly, man. We haven’t really been down you know? But at the same time man when you lose five games in a row it’s always tough to start that train back over again and we started it back last weekend. To keep it going against a team like this it’s so important for us for the rest of the season and try to make a run and see if we can do it.’”

And, if they can get a veiled shot in at the Patriots in the process, all the better.

57 responses to “Jarvis Landry on TD celebration: “I’m deflating it”

  1. ‘You’re deflating it?’ Haha, dude you’re trying too hard. No one thoUght that’s what you were doing. Looked like the CPR celebration. You’re a superior talent, along with your buddy beckham, but too bad your teams will never go anywhere because you’re on them. Team distraction, and it’s too bad. You just saw the potential the team has

  2. I enjoyed watching men play Football, I find it irritating having to watch celebrations. The ultimate team sport is NOW about these clowns putting on an act. If I wanted to watch dancing or a variety show I would watch Dancing with the stars. I like to watch sports, not CelebrationBall. I would prefer they protest and complain about politics and play the game as men instead of playing the game as Clowns.

  3. .
    Miami’s remaining schedule :

    @Buffalo
    @KansasCity
    Buffalo

    The season is over for Miami. Landry’s streak of only playing in one career playoff game (and losing) will endure. Now it’s time for Landry and the Dolphins to mail it in at the cold weather sites, like they do every year. And, get prepared to bring in the new year watching the Patriots embark on their quest for their third Super Bowl title in four years.
    .

  4. When did grabbing your crotch during a TD celebration become legal? Supposed to be a flag and a fine.

  5. The trick to truly looking cool when you get any sort of victory is to act like you’ve been there before. Even if you really haven’t.

  6. When is the last time the Dolfins won a playoff game? Or for that matter were relevant? They should have been a playoff lock this year but laid an egg in games they should have won. Also, it’s a losers mentality to approach this game as your super bowl (IMO). So Jarvis, when you celebrate, remember where your team is and where you should be.

  7. Give the Dolphins credit, they played great. Clearly they have trouble handling success, this should send them down another spiral.

  8. deflating the balls is actually cheating but the bounties the saints put on brett favre and kurt warner are not cheating. the colts didnt know the ball was gonna be nonstandard but the vikings and cardinals knew from kickoff that any defenses objective is to hit people.

    Patriots are cheaters but goodell should be imprisoned for the bounty nonsense .

    Jarvis landry? a beast

  9. Jarvis Landry has been a bit of a bust so far. Granted he does not have a great QB, but to celebrate by trying to make fun of arguably the greatest player of all times seems like something a sad fan might do. But hey, congrats on finally getting into the end zone stud….

  10. the Patriots just are not that good tbqh
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    Where have I heard that before? Oh yea, the year they won the SB. It was 2014. What’s even better, is that was two SB wins ago. Long story short, the Pats will be fine. The Dolphins will be golfing.

  11. Oh geez… reading all these comments from sour Pats fans makes me laugh. Your team got completely dominated ONCE and Landry had a great game. Give him credit. As much as i hate to even think this, it would not surprise me if he ends up being a Patriot.

  12. That’s F’N hilarious. Just proves that on any given week, any team can beat the other no matter the record or hype.

  13. Deflating it for whom…..Andrew Luck? Why did the NFL not penalize the Colts when their balls were also under-inflated? I guess in Goodell’s crazy world the weather only impacted Colts’ footballs….

  14. @nhpats: Let is go, buddy.

    Take the L, shut your trap and move on.

    Goodell destroyed the evidence for you during the first crisis, Tommy took care of it during the next.

    These are the facts and they are not disputed.

    Now, go shovel some snow.

  15. I suppose that when your team’s season is toast, you have to make the best of it, even though the joke was old and stupid. But congrats on the win… the Dolphins deserved it.

  16. But everybody knows what he was going for once he started talking, and it was wonderful.
    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
    No, it was not wonderful. It was unprofessional, classless and unnecessary.

  17. Way to go jarvis… Keep being that WR that averages less than 9 yds a catch. Also, I think I saw Bill wipe a tear from his eye after the celebration. I think it was a tear… all those rings on his finger kinda blocked my view.

  18. Interesting how some fans form opinions not on ” facts” but on their own emotion and bias. Suggest those people ( and there’s a lot out there) take a little time to educate themselves on the real facts of the deflategate farce before making their stubborn and stupid proclamations about cheating.

  19. mullman76 says:
    December 12, 2017 at 10:39 am
    @nhpats: Let is go, buddy.
    Take the L, shut your trap and move on.
    Goodell destroyed the evidence for you during the first crisis, Tommy took care of it during the next.
    These are the facts and they are not disputed.
    Now, go shovel some snow.

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    I don’t get it.

    The Patriots served their time in both cases. Suspensions, Huge fines and lost picks.

    What do you think was on the tapes? Just more sideline tape, because that’s what they were doing. Taping from the sidelines. They weren’t hiding it. They probably had tape from every team. That’s what they were punished for.
    `
    As for Brady, both he and the Patriots served their time too. 4 games for Brady and fines and picks again.

    Regardless of if I think Brady didn’t deserve any punishment, he was punished.

    So I don’t understand your complaint or any other non-Patriot fan. The Patriots were punished in an unprecedented way in both cases. You should all be happy.

    They still won anyway which bugs everyone, but it shouldn’t.

  20. Gantt, as usual the serial Patriots hater and pititful excuse for a journalist, missed the key part of the celebration, the crotch grab, which should, but won’t ellicit a fine from the HQ bunker, because like Gantt, they probably missed it too…

  21. phinatic29 says:
    December 12, 2017 at 9:29 am
    the Patriots just are not that good tbqh

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    Were they good in 2004 when Miami beat them, or 2014, when Miami beat them. They were pretty bad against Miami both years, but won the Super Bowl anyway.

    Splitting the season series with Miami has been going on the entire Brady era, so it’s nothing new.

    You can judge how good the Patriots are at the end of the season.

    Also, the Patriots were missing 3 of their best players. Definitely had an impact. Not to mention Drake is a great new player for Miami. Miami are actually a very good team at the moment. They destroyed Denver and beat NE. Playing really well at the moment.

    No shame in that loss at all.

    On to Pittsburgh.

  22. mullman76 says:
    December 12, 2017 at 10:39 am
    @nhpats: Let is go, buddy.
    Take the L, shut your trap and move on.
    Goodell destroyed the evidence for you during the first crisis, Tommy took care of it during the next.
    These are the facts and they are not disputed.
    Now, go shovel some snow.

    ———-
    So tell us genius, why were the Colts’ balls also deflated?

    The only evidence I see is that Liberals have ruined our once-strong education system in this country as countless people don’t understand basic science

  23. If the PSI for the footballs are set to NFL standards while indoors at about 70 F the Dolphins and Bills will have deflated footballs this Sunday. That’s logical to some but many are still clueless.

  24. When you grab the most obvious low hanging fruit and think that you’re somehow being clever, original and funny, you’re not at all.

  25. coachsemanko says:
    December 12, 2017 at 11:48 am

    It’s a good thing the Patriots win most of the time, because their fans are sour poor sports when they lose! Grow up!
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    Unlike the fans of most of the rest of the teams, Patriots fans aren’t used to seeing their team lose.

  26. The No Fun league is too much fun. We complained about everything because we were upset that they suspended our hero because he got caught cheating. Now they allow all these creative celebrations. Aren’t we all happy now? This is just too funny. As long as the flat-earthers are going to continue to deny the cheating, the jokes are going to be at their expense.

  27. I don’t get it.

    The Patriots served their time in both cases. Suspensions, Huge fines and lost picks.

    What do you think was on the tapes? Just more sideline tape, because that’s what they were doing. Taping from the sidelines. They weren’t hiding it. They probably had tape from every team. That’s what they were punished for.
    `
    As for Brady, both he and the Patriots served their time too. 4 games for Brady and fines and picks again.

    Regardless of if I think Brady didn’t deserve any punishment, he was punished.

    So I don’t understand your complaint or any other non-Patriot fan. The Patriots were punished in an unprecedented way in both cases. You should all be happy.

    They still won anyway which bugs everyone, but it shouldn’t.

    14 2 Rate This

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    And now more cheating from Goodell as well. He’s moved the goalposts again with brand new suspenion approach to hits after the whistle, while cheating my team with approved Maul Job defensive deployment of coverages by the opponent.

    It’s quite the little approach this year, if they’r’e not going to concoct another faux scandal and frame them. This is a little less obvious. Or, maybe it isn’t anymore.

    I am considering buying game film to see how bad it is off my tv screen as I think it is.

    Miami beat NE last night by mauling receivers and TEs, RBs, etc, which is why no one ever got open.

    I was at the Chargers vs Pats game on 10.29, and I saw a lot of man coverage and mauling of the receivers all game long, which is why Brady was hitting checkdowns to Burkhead a nd White all day.

    Pats won, controlled the game, but that approach actually worked for SD.

    Teams have been given the go ahead to maul the Pats receivers as a hope to slow them down.

    Yet, if NE’s defenders as so much breathe on a a receiver, out come the flags on 3rd downs to extend their drives.

    Ironically, it’s why Gronk snapped in Buffalo. Been going on for years under orders from Goodell, but NE just fights through it, usually wins, but when the team loses, you can see the cheating recipe Goodell is authorizing, actually working.

    One set of rules for 31 NFL teams. One special set for the Patriots in order to cheat the Pats, hopefully block them from getting to another Super Bowl, because it’s “bad optics” to try to cheat the Pats with phantom penalties or the mauling of their receivers during Super Bowl Sunday, didn’t ya know?

    lmao

    Goodell is a cheater. Plain and simple. An instituionalized brand of cheating is alive and well at 345 PArk Ave.

  28. mullman76 says:
    December 12, 2017 at 10:39 am
    @nhpats: Let is go, buddy.

    Take the L, shut your trap and move on.

    Goodell destroyed the evidence for you during the first crisis, Tommy took care of it during the next.

    These are the facts and they are not disputed.

    Now, go shovel some snow.

    14 29 Rate This

    ———————–

    Goodell destroyed the tapes and was so nervous about Walsh, because they showed other team exACTLY “guilty” of the same thing.

    Get it?

    When Bill Cowher retires in 2005, 1 year before Goodell and tells us he did exactly what BB always did, along with 6 other former coaches on record (including Shula who said “what is the big deal”? before changing his tune when NE appeared to be going 19-0), then it clearly looks like NE was framed and cheated:

    2010:
    Bill Cowher: “You know, let me just say this: To answer your question, no, I don’t think so (it’s not an advantage for one team over another).
    I just know as a head coach, you are always looking for a competitive edge. We had people out there trying to look at signals. We had guys go to games. They would tape the signal caller and also write it down. They would take it back and match up the signals with the game film and certain defenses with certain plays that were being called, particularly the defenses being called, to see if we could come up with some kind of an alert for a signal. So, what they did with videotaping the signal caller, people do it with the people in the stands!!
    These people sitting there in the stands, looking at the signal, writing it down and matching up the 1st and 10 signal. Ok? Then you go back again and the 2nd and 10 and here’s the signal. You do that for a whole game.
    You then go back and match up the defenses with the signal. And you can come up with what the signal was.
    So, you don;’t need a video tape with what they were talking about doing. And people were doing it. WE were doing that. Everybody does that. You’re TRYING to gain a competitive edge. There is nothing wrong with that.
    That’s why baseball players go through the mirage of signals. They’ve got all these different codes. That’s part of the competitive spirit of the game. I think it’s totally overblown. I think if you get caught (signals compromised), then do what we did and go to wristbands, you are worried about it. We started putting defenses on wristbands. Then you find a way to not get caught (signals compromised). When your good at something and people try steal from ya, I think it’s flattering.”

  29. PresidentTrumpIsRightRespectYourCountryAndFlag says:
    December 12, 2017 at 9:09 am
    Patriots have now lost 4 out of the last 5 in Miami while the Dolphins have had terrible teams
    Dolphins own Brady in the 305.

    37 25 Rate This

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    Dude, you got absolutely smoked there last December against a fully healthy Pats team.

    Take your personal Super Bowl that shows WHY you’re a loser, and be happy the Pats are nowhere near full strength right now, along with your personal little Cheating Troll (Roger Goodell and some owners), and do whatever you need to do.

    Your comments are why your team is a LOSER and always will be.

  30. charliecharger says:
    December 12, 2017 at 1:05 pm
    The No Fun league is too much fun. We complained about everything because we were upset that they suspended our hero because he got caught cheating. Now they allow all these creative celebrations. Aren’t we all happy now? This is just too funny. As long as the flat-earthers are going to continue to deny the cheating, the jokes are going to be at their expense.

    1 1 Rate This

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    So, when you deny Goodell and the owners get together to meet about how to slow down the Pats in various ways for the last 10 years while Rozelle and Tagliabue were in comas their entire careers, can we laugh hysterically at you?

    +

  31. mullman76 says:
    December 12, 2017 at 10:39 am
    @nhpats: Let is go, buddy.

    Take the L, shut your trap and move on.

    Goodell destroyed the evidence for you during the first crisis, Tommy took care of it during the next.

    These are the facts and they are not disputed.

    Now, go shovel some snow.
    ======================
    Anybody figure out how a pressure gauge determines the temperature in the same locker room? Neither did anybody else. The answer sure as heck isn’t on Brady’s phone that’s for sure. Keep shoveling … you know what 🙂

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